Average Hourly Rate for GameStop Corp. Employees

Headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, GameStop Corp. offers a range of employment opportunities in the computer and computer software stores, from Assistant Store Manager to Retail Store Assistant Manager. GameStop Corp. laborers see wages hovering around $11.50 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $20.15. For the most part, employee paychecks at GameStop Corp. fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; geography and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Grapevine, Texas 76051


Computer and Computer Software Stores

Game Stop, gamestop, Gamestop, Inc.

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The highest average salaries go to Retail Store Managers, who bring in close to $16.82 per hour, though Assistant Store Managers are not far behind at approximately $12.03 along with Retail Store Assistant Managers ($11.58) and Keyholders (around $9.43). Near the bottom at GameStop Corp. are Sales Associates, pulling in an average of just about $7.97.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($15.50 per hour) can be spotted in Long Beach, Calif.; Houston, Texas (approximately $13.02), New York, N.Y. ($12.00), and Dallas, Texas (around $11.08) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Mebane, N.C. — at about $7.59, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $13.25 per hour.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $11.26 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of GameStop Corp. employees (64 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $11.12 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $10.74 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; GameStop Corp. awards $10.64 to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Customer Relations; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $12.24 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; a strong majority consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Retail, Sales, and Team Leadership as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at GameStop Corp.; the company rewards only 44 percent with paid vacation time and only 36 percent with sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, GameStop Corp. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and nearly one in three workers participate. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of respondents, and a little over a half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are a casual working environment, flexible hours, company store discount, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for GameStop Corp.


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71 %
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$7 - $12
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$9 - $13
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10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

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